The Netherlands Institute for the Near East

Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten  -  Institut néerlandais du Proche-Orient

31 Jan 09:30

First NINO Annual Meeting

Keynote speakers: Kristin Kleber, Fokke Gerritsen, Mladen Popović, Steffie van Gompel

Van Swinderenhuys, Groningen


Attendance is free of charge. Please register before 10 January by sending an email to Joabson Xavier Pena. Lunch is included in the program.


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9:30-10:00 Registration, coffee, posters
10:00-10:15 Welcome & introduction
Caroline Waerzeggers and Lidewijde de Jong
Moderator: Caroline Waerzeggers, Leiden University
10:15-11:00 Keynote 1: Mladen Popović
A digital approach to Hebrew palaeography in the Dead Sea Scrolls
11:00-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-12:00 Keynote 2: Steffie van Gompel
“I have made you a wife” – Marriage Documents and Family Systems in Graeco-Roman Egypt
12:00-12:50 Lightning sessions 1:
Gemma Hayes, Judith Jurjens, Wantje Fritschy, Huw Twiston Davies, Philippe Matthey
12:50-13:45 Lunch break, poster session
Moderator: Rocco Palermo, University of Groningen
13:45-14:30 Keynote 3: Fokke Gerritsen
Anatolian Farmers on the Move. Developing Approaches to Prehistoric Mobility
14:30-15:10 Lightning sessions 2:
Canan Çakirlar, Francesca Slim, Rocco Palermo, Ayhan Aksu, Lidewijde de Jong
15:10-15:30 Coffee break
Moderator: Lidewijde de Jong, University of Groningen
15:30-16:15 Keynote 4: Kristin Kleber
King Croesus’ Gold Revisited. Evidence for the Parting of Gold and Silver from Second and First Millennium Mesopotamia and Egypt
16:15-17:15 Lightning sessions 3:
Hannah de Pous & Dominique Ngan-Tillard, Carolien van der Brugge, Maarja Seire, Daan Nijssen, Evelien Vanderstraeten, Ivo Martins
17:15-17:45 NINO Thesis Prizes
award ceremony, and
presentations by the winners
17:45-18:00 Closing session and presentation NINO Annual Meeting 2020
Caroline Waerzeggers and Lidewijde de Jong
18:00-19:00 Drinks

Lightning sessions are short presentations by researchers and (MA/PhD) students on their current or planned projects (5 to 10 minutes).

Posters have been sent in by Carina van den Hoven, Rocco Palermo, Canan Çakirlar, Youri van den Hurk, and NINO.

Eerder verzonden informatie/Previously sent information

Op 11 september en 27 oktober 2018 hebben we een “Call for lightning sessions” verzonden; deze vindt u hier.

We sent out calls for lightning sessions on 11 September and 27 October 2018; this mailing can be found here.